By Erika Tucker
Police said the “crisis” started at around 9 p.m. Friday night, when the woman was off duty.The Calgary Police Service is offering mental health support to its members after an officer took her own life early Saturday morning. The suicide was one of four within the ranks of CPS in the last 25 years, police said.
“Commanders quickly responded to invoke all available resources, however, in the end the officer took her own life,” police said in a release.
“Police officers are human beings and we come with all the frailties that human beings come with. We suffer stress in our family life and in our work life the same as every other citizen does,” Superintendent Nina Vaughan said Monday, who added CPS members are processing the tragedy in different ways.
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